Cricket Expands Retail Reach to Best Buy, Others
Cricket Wireless today announced that it is expanding its retail availability through a new partnership with Best Buy, Wal-Mart, and Dollar General stores. Cricket's phones and services will become available at these new retail outlets in existing and new markets over the coming months. Cricket believes this retail expansion will help it grow as a low-rate provider in the pre-paid space. Cricket is able to tackle this expansion, in part, because of its new roaming agreement with Sprint, which gives its customers a far greater area to use Cricket services.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
T-Mobile Talks Up Coverage Improvements, iPhone Deals
Sep 10, 2015
T-Mobile said it has doubled the number of square miles covered by its LTE network over the last year, according to a blog post written by CEO John Legere. T-Mobile is on track to blanket another 600,000 square miles of area with LTE by the end of the year.
Cricket Expands Retail Footprint to 1,000 Best Buy Stores
Apr 3, 2016
Cricket Wireless today said Best Buy has agreed to sell the prepaid carrier's phones and services at some 1,000 stores around the country. The ZTE Fanfare and HTC Desire 625 are available from Best Buy's web site starting today, and will reach Best Buy's retail stores over the next few weeks.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Mar 29, 2017
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
AT&T, Verizon Bringing Store-Within-A-Store to Best Buy
Sep 15, 2015
AT&T today said it has partnered with Best Buy to create a dedicated space inside Best Buy stores that's unique to AT&T. The AT&T-themed section will resemble the store-within-a-store format already used in Best Buy stores by Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung.